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The World of Sholom Aleichem   

Rialto Theatre, (2/11/1982 - 2/28/1982)
First Preview: Jan 21, 1982 Total Previews: 24
Opening Date: Feb 11, 1982    
Closing Date: Feb 28, 1982 Total Performances: 22

Category: Play, Original, Broadway

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Loubern Broadway, Inc.
Produced by Lee Guber and Madeline Gilford; Associate Producer: Joseph E. Gilford
Written by Arnold Perl; Incidental music by Stan Free; Music arranged by Earl Shendell
Directed by Milton Moss; Stage Movement by Pearl Lang; Production Supervised by Larry Arrick; Original production conceived by Arnold Perl and Howard Da Silva
Scenic Design by Karl Eigsti; Lighting Design by Robby Monk; Costume Design by Pearl Somner
General Manager: Ben Sprecher; Company Manager: Stephen Arnold
Production Stage Manager: Mortimer Halpern; Stage Manager: Sherry Lambert
Violin/Viola: Michael Bloom; Accordion/Concertina/Shofar: Stan Free; Guitar/Mandolin/Balalaika: Brian Koonin
General Press Representative: Merle Debuskey Associates; Press Representative: David Roggensack and Bruce Cohen; Casting: Madeline Gilford and Joseph E. Gilford; Advertising: Wyse Advertising; Photographer: Martha Swope; Movement directed by Pearl Lang
Jack Gilford
The Melamed
a teacher, "A Tale of Chelm"
Sholom Aleichem
"The Bandit"
Bontche Schweig
"Bontche Schweig"
Aaron Katz
"The High School"
Sally-Jane Heit
The Goatseller
"A Tale of Chelm"
1st Angel
"Bontche Schweig"
Aaron's wife, "The High School"
Mitchell Jason
Presiding Angel
"Bontche Schweig"
The Principal
"The High School"
Renee Lippin
The Melamed's wife, "A Tale of Chelm"
4th Angel
"Bontche Schweig"
Aunt Reba
"The High School"
Joe Silver
The Book Seller
"The Bandit"
Robin Bartlett
The Angel Rochele
"A Tale of Chelm"
2nd Angel
"Bontche Schweig"
Woman at the List
"The High School"
Andy Gale
3rd Angel
"Bontche Schweig"
1st Man at the List
"The High School"
Olivia Virgil Harper
Broadway debut
Defending Angel
"Bontche Schweig"
David Lang
Dodi's Friend
"A Tale of Chelm"
5th Angel
"Bontche Schweig"
"The High School"
Harris Laskawy
Rabbi David
"A Tale of Chelm"
Prosecuting Angel
"Bontche Schweig"
Uncle Maxl
"The High School"
Mark Margolis
"A Tale of Chelm"
6th Angel
"Bontche Schweig"
The Tutor
"The High School"
Arn Weiner
Father Abraham
"Bontche Schweig"
2nd Man at the List
"The High School"
Brian Zoldessy
Broadway debut
Aaron and Hannah's son, "The High School"
Standby: Mark Fleischman (2nd Man at the List, 6th Angel, Dodi, Father Abraham, Stranger, The Tutor) and Sherry Lambert (2nd Angel, The Angel Rochele, Woman at the List)
Understudies: Mark Fleischman and Sherry Lambert